Kaede Kayano (real name Akari Yukimura) is a student in Class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Junior High School, taught by Korosensei. She is one of Nagisa Shiota's best friends and is, by her own admittance, currently in love with him.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 9-C | Likely 9-A

Name: Kaede Kayano, Akari Yukimura

Origin: Assassination Classroom

Gender: Female

Age: 16

Classification: Human, High School Student, Assassin-in-Training, Actress | Tentacle monster

Powers and Abilities: Low Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Skilled on Marksman and Knife Wielder, Skilled Assassin, Professional Actress | Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Can create flames with tentacles

Attack Potency: Street level (Can easily trounce trained soldiers) | Likely Small Building level (Can easily harm Korosensei, who is on a higher level than Karasuma)

Speed: Subsonic (Comparable to Karma and Nagisa), likely higher on reactions (Can see and reacted to a God of Death's attack) | Hypersonic+ reaction and combat speed (Can easily corner Korosensei , who is Mach 20)

Lifting Strength: Athletic Human (Same level as Nagisa) | Peak Human

Striking Strength: Street Class | Unknown

Durability: Street level physically. Wall level when wearing Class E's special cloth (Survived from ruthless attacks by God of Death) | Likely Small Building level

Stamina: High

Range: Standard melee range with knives. Tens of meters with firearms. | Standard melee range. Tens of meters with tentacles.

Standard Equipment: Combat knife, Handgun, Class E's special cloth | None

Intelligence: Very high level of intelligence, as she was noted for being the first one to pass the Kunugigaoka transfer student exam on her first try. She was able to implant the tentacle cells into herself, and learn to control them in a very short time, and despite not receiving any kind of treatment, her intellect isn't impaired in the slightest by the tentacles.

Weaknesses: Grows reckless or lacking in foresight during combat while focusing on her target. | Can destroy her tentacles with anti-sensei weapons, and tentacles drain her life force rapidly.

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Perseverance: By far her greatest talent. She's shown to be able to withstand the hellish pain from the tentacles, without any kind of treatment, for over a year. The average person wouldn't be able to function normally, and would expire out of pure pain in three days without help. In spite of that, she keeps a completely normal front, and is able to go through her entire school year without showing any kind of discomfort.
  • Flaming Tentacles: Her technique when using Tentacles. She can light the fire on tentacles by turn the heat in body to tentacles. She also can make ring of flames and attack like volcano with flaming tentacles

Key: Base | With Tentacles


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